Study business in the heart of a global financial center, New York City.
Steps from the New York Stock Exchange, The King’s College offers challenging business, finance, marketing, and management coursework that is integrated with learning experiences at key historic, cultural, and financial institutions. NYC Semester in Business (NYCB) coursework takes advantage of our proximity to the United Nations and connections to international NGOs. The King’s College provides networking opportunities, including lunches and dinners, with Christian leaders in NYC businesses and NGOs. NYCB students engage with a distinctively Christian vision for work that affirms the God-given dignity of individuals and prioritizes excellence and integrity.
Study Business In New York City
Home to corporations like Goldman Sachs, Tiffany & Co., and the New York Stock Exchange.
About The Program
NYCB is a 15-credit program. It is designed according to the course framework below.
(3) BUS 311 Business in NYC
6-9 Credits Business Elective Courses
Students can choose from the business/finance course offering.
May include optional internship for credit on a competitive basis.
3-6 Credits Non-Business Elective Course
Students can choose from a variety of politics, philosophy, economics, media, culture, and arts course options.
Students may also choose to pursue an internship for up to three credits, depending on the requirements of their home institution. All internships are competitive, and we cannot guarantee internship placement. Previous NYCB students have attained paid internships in marketing, PR, finance, and tech start-ups such as RooneyPartners, Babbel, ViaHero, And.Co, Bold Media, and MMBB Financial Services.
Professor Kimberly Reeve Director of NYCS in Business
Kimberly Reeve teaches business at The King’s College, including International Business, Ethics, and Nonprofit Management. Prior to joining King’s, Reeve drew on her experience leading development and marketing teams at several national and global organizations to work as a consultant to businesses and nonprofits for nine years. In that capacity, Reeve traveled and worked with clients throughout the U.S., Europe, South America, and Asia and started the European office of Cathedral Consulting Group, based in Amsterdam. Reeve’s research interests include mergers and acquisitions in the nonprofit sector, measuring impact in social enterprises, and identifying effective means of scaling enterprises.
NYC Semester takes place in the fall and spring. Consult with your academic advisor or study abroad office (or equivalent) regarding the policies and procedures in place at your institution for enrolling in a semester of study away. They can help you determine the transferability of credits and of financial aid.
Review course options with your academic advisor and the impact they will have on progress toward degree completion. The standard criteria for eligibility are the completion of 30 credit hours toward a college degree and a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
Applicant must send sealed official college transcript to:
Office of NYCS Admissions
The King’s College
New York, NY 10004
Step 3: Submit Resume
A current resume is required and may be uploaded when submitting application or emailed to email@example.com.
Step 4: Submit Cover Letter
A cover letter is required and may be uploaded when submitting application or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
NYC Business students should answer the following questions in their cover letter:
Why do you think you are an ideal applicant?
What are your strengths and how will NYC Semester help you grow?
What do you plan to accomplish during your semester away?
Step 5: Submit Recommendation Letter
Recommendation letters should be written by the student’s academic advisor or a faculty member who can attest to the student’s character and academic ability. The applicant will provide the recommender’s name and email address in the application, and the recommender will receive an automated request to submit the recommendation.
The cost for tuition and housing for NYC Semester students from non-partnering schools is $17,500. Please contact your Study Abroad coordinator to receive information on the significant discount received by partner school participants.
NYCS students will live in student housing and become an integral part of student life at The King’s College, participating in activities such as group Bible study and corporate worship, student retreats, and campus-wide events around the city.
Early Action Application Deadline: March 15, 2018
Registration begins: Monday, March 26, 2018
Fall classes begin: Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Early Action Application Deadline: October 15, 2018